Paul has a keen interest in nature and conservation; he is especially passionate about the state of the oceans. Paul is a news, blog and encyclopaedia editor at The Earth Times as well as being an occasional blogger.
How do males pay for their dedication to antlers, plumage or dance? In this case the effort to escape a predator is not affected by the peacocks extravagant tail, or train. Pity the experiment involved removing it- they must have been lost without it.
The fate of sturgeons around the globe is under discussion Endangered all, they represent an important, as well as a commercial, link to our past. If we allow such large species to simply disappear, then there is no hope for any smaller animals and plants, as we plod towards a sterile and deficient landscape for all humans who appreciate life the way it is.
More on climate change and changing over from fossil fuels? The crunch is indeed coming for all of us. But like those who resisted the idea of global warming itself, will we refuse to get on with the job of adopting new ideas and, more important, dissuading many from polluting so much and failing to change.
How do you maintain your environmental credentials/ Are you sure that the easiest life style is always the choice or would you rather have a more long-term approach by society? Have a look at the questions we raise here..
How prepared is the earth for disasters in both advanced urban and primitive wilderness areas of any country? Do we need to prepare people or will the present situation be allowed to continue, no matter how ridiculous it appears?